Medical Records Specialist Training
INSURANCE BILLING & ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS
You are detail oriented with a passion to always cross your T’s and dot your I’s. You can be trusted to handle sensitive and confidential information. You always want to do things right the first time and like to leave your office everyday knowing you’ve made a difference. These are qualities highly desired in the healthcare industry. If you’ve wanted to work in the growing healthcare industry, but perhaps would prefer to work behind the scenes, a challenging career as a Medical Records Technician could be for you!
According to the United States Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job market for Medical Records Technicians are expected to grow 15% between 2014 – 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations¹ – so now is the time to get on the fast track to your new career.
As everyone knows from their own experience at the doctor’s office, a great deal of sensitive information passes between a doctor and their patient during an office visit. Important and confidential details about the visit are recorded in the doctor’s notes, including patient history, symptoms, diagnosis, testing, medications, prognosis and other details. It is the job of the MRT to accurately and quickly transcribe the doctor’s notes into patient’s records, both electronically and written, categorizing the details for use by the doctor’s office and insurance companies. Suffice to say, accuracy and timeliness are imperative and you would be making a difference, both in the efficient performance of your office and ensuring patients records are accurate and secure.
You will also interact with doctors and other health professionals, as well as financial personnel, so your razor sharp communication skills will play a vital role in your career.
To begin a career as a MRT, specialized training is needed as on the job training is usually not an option. You will need certification, which may vary by state. With small classes, flexible schedules and personalized training, CCI Training Center can get you started on a path as a MRT today. With focused classes in medical terminology, electronic medical records, anatomy and physiology and more, you will be ready to gain the certification you need to hit the ground running on day one.
Students who complete the program qualify to take the following certification exams from the National Heathcareer Association:
- Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist
- Medical Administrative Assistant
- HIPAA Privacy
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